Richard Gayler is a full professor of computer science at Kennesaw State University. He received PhD in mathematics from Florida State University and he later received an MS in computer science from Georgia State University. Richard has taught a wide variety of mathematics courses when he first arrived at KSU. He is a founding member of the computer science program at KSU where he has taught a wide variety of computer science courses. His current interests include HPC where he has taught undergraduate and graduate HPC courses. Richard has been a campus champion at KSU for the last three years.